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Mass. ranks 18th for care supports

BOSTON — Massachusetts ranks 18th nationwide when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but AARP warns more must be done, at a greatly accelerated pace, to bolster support for family caregivers, balance funding, and improve transitions from nursing homes to community-based care. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard […]

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Secretariat key to reversing dismal care record

There was a time when a sound argument could be made that Massachusetts was on the right track when it came to aging residents in need of long-term care services and their caregivers.

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State gets failing grade on long-term care support

We’ve got world-class hospitals and medical schools. We are the first state to have mandatory health care insurance, a program that has expanded the level of care to low-income and handicapped residents.

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